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Gender, HIV/AIDS and the status of teachers : report of the third Commonwealth Teachers' Research Symposium : Pestana Rovuma Hotel, Maputo, Mozambique, 19-21 February 2008 / report, Roli Degazon Johnson ; foreword, Richard Bourne.


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Degazon-Johnson, Rolande Antoinette.
Publication date:
London : Commonwealth Secretariat, c2008.
  • Book, Conference Proceedings
  • iv, 72 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Title Variation:
Gender, HIV/AIDS & the status of teachers
"Convened by the Commonwealth Secretariat in association with Education International."
Includes bibliographical references.
  • Dedication-- Foreword-- Executive Summary-- Recommendations of the Symposium-- Opening of the Symposium: Background and Introduction-- Session 1: Teacher Mobility, Gender and Status, I-- Session 2: Teacher Mobility, Gender and Status, II-- Session 3: The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Education and the Teaching Profession, I-- Session 4: The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Education and the Teaching Profession, II-- Session 5: Panel Discussion: Strategies for Using Research to Improve Education Policies and Programmes-- Summary, Conclusions and Recommendations-- References-- Appendix 1: Gender, HIV/AIDS and the Status of Teachers - Keynote Address by Professor Michael Kelly-- Appendix 2: Teacher Supply, Recruitment and Retention in Six Sub-Saharan Anglophone Countries: Report of a Study Conducted by Education International in The Gambia, Kenya, Lesotho, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia by Dennis Sinyolo-- Appendix 3: Issues of Gender and Ethnicity in Commonwealth Teacher Recruitment and Migration - The Case of Twelve Teachers by Roli Degazon-Johnson-- Appendix 4: Seminar Programme-- Appendix 5: Symposium Participants.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
In February 2008 the Commonwealth Secretariat collaborated with Education International, the worldwide umbrella organisation of teachers' unions, to hold the third in a series of research symposiums. Researchers from Ghana, Jamaica, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, the United Kingdom and Zambia met in Maputo to address the most critical human resource for the achievement of education goals - the teacher. Under the theme of 'Gender, HIV/AIDS and the Status of Teachers' the symposium looked at the mobility of teachers and assessed the impact and effect of HIV/AIDS on education and the teaching profession. This publication reports the fruits of their discussions, and their recommendations on these three key issues.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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Education International (Organization)
Pestana Rovuma Hotel.

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